[The effect of melatonin as anti-convulsant and neuron protector].

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INTRODUCTION Melatonin is the principal hormone secreted by the pineal gland. In human beings the pineal gland is found on the posterior aspect of the midbrain. Melatonin is synthesized from tryptophan following a circadian rhythm, with low levels during the day and high levels during the night. It regulates many biological processes in relation to the… (More)

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